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Poll: Majority Of Brits Support Burka Ban

The majority of the British public support banning the burka, with just 25 per cent opposing such a move, a new poll suggests. The survey by YouGov found that support for a ban was strongest among older Britons, with an

France To Create New Muslim Body To Improve Relations

(AFP) – France’s government sought Monday to open a new chapter in relations with the country’s Muslims following a summer scarred by jihadist attacks and a ban on burkinis that ratcheted up communal tensions. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve met with

French Minister: Anti-Burkini Law Would Be ‘Unconstitutional’

(AFP) Paris – t would be “unconstitutional” for France to pass a law banning the burkini, and such a move could cause irreparable harm, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned in an interview published online late Sunday. Speaking to French daily

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Arab Social Media Fumes Over French Burkini Ban

JAFFA, Israel – Social media users across the Arab world are still expressing outrage over the conduct of French police officers who recently attempted to enforce a new law forbidding burkinis by forcing a Muslim woman to remove her garments on a beach in Nice in the French Riviera.

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France’s Top Court To Rule On Burkini Ban

(AFP) – France’s highest administrative court will decide Friday whether to overturn the ban on wearing the full-body burkini swimsuit which has sparked controversy at home and abroad. The State Council heard arguments Thursday from the Human Rights League and

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French Court Upholds Cannes Burkini Ban

(AFP) – The French resort of Cannes won court backing for its “burkini ban” on Saturday as a judge refused to overturn its decision to forbid Muslim women from wearing the full-body swimsuit. Local authorities in the Riviera city, home

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Town Bans Sharia-Approved “Burkini” From Pools

A small town in the region of Lower Austria has announced that it will be banning the Islamic approved swimwear known as the “burkini” from local pools. The Lower Austrian township of Hainfeld has announced that they will be banning the

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German Pool Bans ‘Burkinis’ On Hygiene Grounds

The stereotype of Germans’ love of bureaucracy has finally got in the way of all-embracing multiculturalism as a Bavarian pool has banned the “burkini” swimsuit on the grounds of hygiene. But not everyone is pleased with the decision. Bathers complained after